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Summer is almost over but the memories of Summer Camp remain……

The Hillside campus was abuzz with activity this summer. From cooking to improv with stops along the way for writing, basket making, marbling, pinhole cameras, forest exploration and mosaics (just to name a few), there was plenty to do. And…

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Flora Whiting shines in YTN’s revival of “The Who’s Tommy!”

The classrooms at Hillside may be quiet but our Hillside Thespians are still “trodding the boards!” Come enjoy a rollicking night of musical theatre and support fellow Hillside thespian, Flora Whiting in Youth Theatre Northwest’s production of The Who’s Tommy….

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Introducing Our 2011 Graduates!

It is with great pride that we announce the graduation of our eight seniors: Halla Anne Benet-Stone, Alexander Miles Harper, Andrew Richard Haupt, Jacob Sheldon Hunter, Nathan Sheldon Hunter, Anika Britt Lavine, Amy Elizabeth Spens, and Alexander Kenneth Webb. We…

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Hillside’s Stage Shines with As You Like It – June 16 -18

We’ve set the Hillside production of AS YOU LIKE IT in the proximate 30s. The action in the original careens between a French city and the pastoral forest of Arden.  In our production, the city is an eastern U.S. metropolis, and…

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Hippies, crazy hats and ties…oh my

The week of April 25th through 29th featured the first annual Spirit Week at Hillside.  On Monday,  students came to school in their pajamas with their favorite stuffed animals in tow.   Tuesday, the classrooms were filled with hippies and various clashing shades…

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Matt Coopersmith – Man of action and now a black belt!

A week ago tomorrow, Matt Coopersmith was awarded his back belt in Taekwondo by Master Lee. Matt studies Taekwondo at Lee’s Martial Arts in Newcastle.  He started in kindergarten and is…”really happy and proud to receive my black belt after working towards it for so…

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Kathy Fruge-Brown to show at Whidbey Island Gallery

Fresh off the installation of Lake Sammamish Idyll in the library at Ardmore Public School in Bellevue, Kathy will be showing work next month at the Rob Schouten Gallery on Whidbey Island. From Kathy’s artist statement she tells us: “I am a painter and…

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Corinna Nelson Soars to New Heights!

On Saturday, June 4th, you will find Corinna Nelson with the other members of the Youth Fly Team under the flying trapeze tent. The show begins at 7 pm at SANCA, the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in…

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Amy Spens teaches us how to win awards: Get dirty!

On Tuesday, May 17 at the Chamber’s 32nd Annual Awards luncheon Amy Spens will be receiving a Community Award for Environmental Excellence from the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.  The award, which is normally given to an adult, recognizes her work for and commitment to the Mountains…

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The Stars Come Out At Hillside!

Late last month, the Hillside 8th graders shared some of what they learned in their astronomy night with the Hillside Community in during Astronomy Night. The students each developed a travel advertisement for a location in our solar system. Brochures,…

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